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Kristen Johnston

Kristen Johnston is currently making her West End debut in the John Crowley-directed play, Love Song, opposite Cillian Murphy, Neve Campbell and Michael McKean.

Starring as Sally Solomon on the hit television series 3rd Rock from the Sun, Johnston won two Emmy Awards and received Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and American Comedy Award nominations over the course of the series' six-year run. More recently, she had a recurring role on ER and a memorable guest starring role on Sex and the City.

Johnston made her film debut in the short film The Debt, which won a number of awards at international film festivals, including the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. Her other film credits include Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers: Goldmember, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, and the feature film version of Strangers with Candy.

Johnston studied theater with the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School, founded by playwright David Mamet and actor William H. Macy. Her theater credits include Baltimore Waltz, Much Ado About Nothing, Aunt Dan and Lemon, The Women, The Smell of the Kill, The Skin of Our Teeth, Baby Anger, Hot Keys, and the Lincoln Center production of The Lights, for which she received a Drama Desk Award nomination.


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Kristen Johnston Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdaySeptember 20, 1967 (50)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceWashington, District of Columbia, USA
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Kristen Johnston compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Zootopia
Bride Wars
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
Music and Lyrics
The Anonymous People
Life Happens
Showgirls
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